Unique challenges come to high-growth companies that are expanding quickly at the scaleup stage. But by navigating the challenges and opportunities, companies can achieve rapid growth and successfully compete globally. Ottawa is home to some of the fastest-growing companies in the country and they have managed to grow through some of the most challenging years to date.
Guest hosted by national columnist, technology journalist, radio and podcast host, Manjula Selvarajah, Season 10 of Invested in our New Reality will discuss the opportunities and challenges that high-growth scaleup companies experience within the Ottawa market. Subscribe and listen to hear their stories.
Invested in Designing the Car of the Future
Want to know what the future has in store? A crystal ball may help, but car companies like to call Studio 63. President Miles Hammond sits down with host Petrina Gentile on the Season 12 finale of Invested in Our New Reality to share how this local industrial design firm is working with cutting-edge companies around the world to create the automotive technologies of tomorrow. Experts in industrial design and champions of imagination, members of the Studio 63 team are known for designing, building, and integrating custom components, parts, and software to showcase the future of design. Lucky for us, they do their innovative work from offices right here in the National Capital Region.
Invested in Re-Thinking Transportation (And Everything Else)
The future is unknown, but tor Andrew Miller and his collogues at Hatch Global, the unknown is their whole job. He joins host Petrina Gentile on this episode of Invested in Our New Reality for a wide-ranging conversation about the future of mobility and transportation around the world. Listen as these two industry experts discuss the changes new technologies are bringing to transportation and the ways those advancements will change how society moves people and goods from Point A to Point B.
Invested in EV Charging for Multi-Family Dwellings
Episode Description: Plugging in an electric vehicle is as easy as it sounds, but what if there is no plug? On this episode of Invested in Our New Reality, host Petrina Gentile interviews Jorge Pantoja, the Founder and CEO of JPlug.io, a future-forward company focused on bringing the convenience of charging electric vehicles to condominium and multi-family dwellings. This exciting new company is making a name for themselves for their cutting-edge technology, speedy installation and — best of all — efficient communication with the powers that be, also known as: the condo board.
Invested in fast-charging electric car batteries
Ottawa-based company GBatteries is leading the charge on, well, charging. Founded in 2014, the team of scientists at GBatteries is revolutionizing electric vehicle batteries and is the first to achieve a new, more efficient energy transfer regime. On this episode of Invested in Our New Reality, host Petrina Gentile interviews CEO Kostyantyn Khomutov about the company, its pioneering technology, and the team’s mission to help make electric vehicles a convenient, speedy, and reliable option for trips of any distance.
Invested in the Latest Simulation Technology
Thanks to its cutting-edge engineering simulations, ANSYS makes it easy for the auto industry to work harder and test smarter. On this episode of Invested in Our New Reality, host Petrina Gentile interviews Laila Salman, Principal Technical Specialist at ANSYS. They discuss how the company’s simulation software has enabled innovators across industries to push boundaries using the predictive power of simulation. With an office in Ottawa and projects at the Area X.O Simulation Discovery Portal, ANSYS is helping other companies bring their smart-tech and automotive products to market faster and more safely than ever before. Listen now!
Invested in Investing in Ottawa
Let’s take a look behind the curtain, shall we? On this episode of Invested in Our New Reality, host Petrina Gentile interviews Sonya Shorey, Vice President of Strategy, Marketing and Communications at Invest Ottawa. A global powerbroker, Sonya has brought hundreds of millions of investment dollars into the National Capital Region and is the engine behind the success of Area X.O: a secure research and development complex created for all-weather experimentation. In short, she is the exact person you want in your corner if you’re an innovative tech company trying to, say, make autonomous vehicles safer or revolutionize the smart mobility market.